• KSU response shows problems with records law, attorney says

    TOPEKA — A heavily redacted 11-page response from Kansas State University to a newspaper’s open records request illustrates shortcomings with the state’s open records law, but a leading First Amendment expert said it can be difficult to challenge such .

  • Criminologist: Hacking is often misunderstood Hacker.phatch

    We often view hackers as evil geniuses, but perhaps a more accurate depiction would be a talented — though sometimes mischievous — craft worker, according to a Kansas State University researcher. The way society views hackers is not representative of the whole .

  • Trainer back in the saddle after accident Neighbor1.phatch

    Tucked away on a winding gravel road just outside of Manhattan is a white barn outfitted with a riding arena, nine horses and just as many barn cats. The property is home to Clearwater Training Stables. Its owner, Rebecca Snavely, .

  • ‘Project Almanac’ is a teen movie, plain and simple Christopher.conner1

    If anyone ever wanted to know what happens when MTV tackles a classic sci fi theme like time travel, the answer is “Project Almanac.” Of course, the result is something H. G. Wells would barely recognize, the question remains: what .

  • ISIS finds a new killing ground

    Barely a week goes by in which the Islamic State isn’t involved in some new horrific act. Its most recent example is the beheadings of as many as 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians over the weekend in Libya by a branch .

  • Support Crisis Center, not ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

    To the Editor: If you find the prospect of spending money to watch a movie about intimate partner violence as abhorrent as I do, perhaps you’d like to find an alternative activity. In addition to foregoing “Fifty Shades of .

  • Brownback discriminates against those he disdains

    To the Editor: The argument by Gov. Sam Brownback and defended by Ken Krumm in the Feb. 13 Mercury that the rescinded executive order created “special rights” is clearly disingenuous. The executive order had pro-tected all state employees from discrimination based .

  • Armbrust’s role essential to listening session’s success

    To the Editor: Hats off to all the participants in the recent Fort Riley listening session at the Junction City Convention Center! Though many people were involved in this important project, special recognition goes to John Armbrust, executive director of .

  • KSU alum to discuss state’s role in women’s suffrage movement

    The first campaign for women’s suffrage in Kansas will be the topic of two presentations by Kansas State University alumna Janice Parks Dreiling for the university’s observance of Women’s History Month in March. Dreiling is a retired .

  • Financial planning team takes second

    A team of three personal financial planning students from Kansas State University earned second place at the recent national Industry Issues competition. Team members are Mariah Bausch, junior, Hoyt; Andy Rao, master’s student, Overland Park; and Cole Foster, junior, .

  • DOROTHY JANE STARBUCK BLOCK

    Dorothy Jane Starbuck Block, 94, died on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born in Lincoln on Nov. 7, 1920, to Marie (Colden) and Harold Robert Starbuck. Her grandparents were .

  • REBECCA ANN ‘BECKY’ LAMOREAUX COAN

    Rebecca Ann “Becky” Lamoreaux Coan, 90, died on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, in Lawrence. She was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Waterville, to Iva Knudsen and Henry Lamoreaux. Becky married Clark Coan in 1950. He passed away in 1995. She is survived by sons Clark Henry Coan, .





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